Fairy Tales, Folklore & Mythology

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Norse Mythology CD

Neil Gaiman

Introducing an instant classic―master storyteller Neil Gaiman presents a dazzling version of the great Norse myths.Neil Gaiman has long been inspired by ancient mythology in creating the fantastical realms of his fiction. Now he tur...

Unabridged CD
Published: Feb 2017

Fortune's Daughter

Alice Hoffman

This novel from the bestselling author of Practical Magic and Turtle Moon tells the story of two women--one young, unmarried, and far from home as she awaits the birth of her first child, the other a mother who lost her daughter long ...

Paperback
Published: Dec 1999

Ghosts and Haunts from the Appalachia...

James V. Burchill

This collection of spooky, authentic legends of Appalachian ghosts was gathered from those who have lived in the foothills for generations.

Paperback
Published: Sep 1993

The Twelve Dancing Princesses

Nancy Madore

Twelve princesses, each possessing riches, grace, power and dignity. Yet despite the sisters' charmed lives—and despite the handsome men who desire them—they are woefully unfulfilled, frustrated and aching for something more...

Paperback
Published: Sep 2007

Parallel Myths

J. F. Bierlein

An entertaining and thought-provoking look at the common threads woven through the world's greatest myths -- and the central role they have played through time.

Paperback
Published: Oct 1994

Popular Tales from Norse Mythology

George Webbe Dasent

Full of giants, trolls, heroes, and beautiful princesses, these 42 folktales include such favorites as 'Dapplegrim,' 'Tatterhood,' 'Katie Woodencloak,' and 'Soria Moria Castle,' plus many less known, such as 'The Werewolf,' 'Such Wome...

Paperback
Published: Aug 2001

Roses in Amber: A Beauty and the Beas...

C. E. Murphy

There is a story of a beast, and a merchant's daughter, and a curse that must be broken. This is not--quite--that story.Amber Gryce believes in magic the way anyone does: as a thing of the past, marked now only by the long reign of an...

Paperback
Published: Feb 2017

The Goose Girl: Book One of the Books...

Shannon Hale

Princess Anidori–Kiladra of Kildenree was born with a word on her tongue, and a secret magic. Though she is raised in luxury, she is never quite comfortable with who she is, or what she is to become. Then she is sent on a journey to...

Unabridged CD
Published: Feb 2013

The Talismans of Shannara (Heritage o...

Terry Brooks

But here also lies a mix of battle, magic, and fast action that mkaes up for that. The one thing that some people just don't understand about the Shannara books is that it's lessons and themes also run within the characters as well as...

Paperback
Published: Jan 1994

Fairy Tales (Classics Deluxe Edition)...

Hans Christian Andersen

Tiina Nunnally's sparkling new translation of Hans Christian Andersen's Fairy Tales captures the rawness and immediacy of the writer's style.

Paperback
Published: Apr 2006

Call Down the Stars (Harrison, Sue. S...

Sue Harrison

On that day of great terror and sadness, the girl called Daughter escaped with her grandfather across the icy North Pacific to find shelter on the islands of the Whale Hunters. But peace was not to be their lot. For here the mad medic...

Paperback
Published: Dec 2002

Lion's Honey: The Myth of Samson (Myt...

David Grossman

Israel’s most lauded contemporary writer retells the myth of Samson, one of the most tempestuous, charismatic, and colorful characters in the Hebrew Bible. There are few other Bible stories with so much drama and action, narrati...

Paperback
Published: Apr 2007

Fair Is Fair

Sharon Creeden

The first collection of its kind, this collection contains 30 world folktales of justice about wise judges, clever lawyers, and deceitful tricksters, from places as diverse as ancient Greece, Morocco, Germany, China, and Ireland. Some...

Paperback
Published: Apr 1997

The Fire Gospel

Michel Faber

Theo Griepenkerl is a modest academic with an Olympian ego. When he visits a looted museum in Iraq, looking for treasures he can ship back to Canada, he finds nine papyrus scrolls that have lain hidden for two thousand years. Once tra...

Paperback
Published: Jan 2010

The Odyssey--Butler Translation

Homer

Ulysses, on his way home from the Trojan War, encounters resistance from the Sirens, Circe the sorceress, the Cyclops, and other dangers, only to find his wife, Penelope, being pursued by various suitors. Newly designed and typeset in...

Paperback
Published: Jul 2008

Frozen Vs the Snow Queen

Hans Christian Andersen

The Disney Movie FROZEN is based on the 1844 story by Hans Christian Anderson entitled “The Snow Queen”. FROZEN has broken all box office records. It is by far the highest-grossing animated movie of all time. It has grossed more ...

Paperback
Published: Apr 2014

Blood of Dragons: Volume Four of the ...

Robin Hobb

The final volume in Robin Hobb's popular Rain Wilds fantasy series, Blood of Dragons completes the story of the dragons, their keepers, and their quest to find the lost city of Kelsingra—and the mythical silver wells that the dragon...

Paperback
Published: Oct 2014

Death's Apprentice: A Grimm City Nove...

K. W. Jeter

Built on top of the gates of Hell, Grimm City is the Devil's capital on earth. A place where every coffee shop, nightclub and shopping mall is the potential hunting ground for any of the supernatural entities that inhabit the Grimm Ci...

Unabridged MP3-CD
Published: Oct 2012

Irish Tales of the Fairies

Jeremiah Curtin

Thirty beguiling stories of sprites, wraiths, and specters appear here, as they were told to a Smithsonian Institution ethnographer in rural 19th-century Ireland. Stories include 'Tom Connors and the Dead Girl,' 'Maurice Griffin and t...

Paperback
Published: Jul 2000

Hart's Hope

Orson Scott Card

A dark and powerful fantasy from the bestselling author of Ender’s Shadow.Enter the city of Hart’s Hope, ruled by gods both powerful and indifferent, riddled with sorcery and revenge. The city was captured by a rebellious...

Paperback
Published: Aug 2003

Bard: The Odyssey of the Irish (Celti...

Morgan Llywelyn

Bard is the sweeping historical tale of the coming of the Irish to Ireland, and of the men and women who made the Emerald Isle their own. Morgan Llywelyn is the internationally bestselling author of The Lion of Ireland and The Element...

Paperback
Published: Mar 1987

Ghost Train to New Orleans

Mur Lafferty

COULD YOU FIND A MUSEUM FOR A MONSTER?OR A JAZZ BAR FOR A JABBERWOCK?Zoe Norris writes travel guides for the undead. And she's good at it too -- her new-found ability to talk to cities seems to help. After the success of The Sbambling...

Paperback
Published: Mar 2014

Weight: The Myth of Atlas and Heracle...

Jeanette Winterson

With wit and verve, the prize-winning author of Sexing the Cherry and Oranges Are Not the Only Fruit brings the mythical figure of Atlas into the space age and sets him free at last. In her retelling of the story of a god tricked int...

Paperback
Published: Oct 2006

Dream Angus: The Celtic God of Dreams...

Alexander McCall Smith

The creator of the popular No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency series offers a dramatic retelling of an ancient Celtic myth about Angus, the god of love, youth, and beauty and a trickster who turns one's romantic dreams upside down, that f...

Unabridged MP3-CD
Published: Oct 2006

Aesop's Fables, Volume One: Twenty An...

Aesop

This classic collection of Aesop's timeless tales will delight listeners of all ages. The stories included are: The Hare and the Tortoise- narrated by Richard Briers; The Frogs and the Ox- narrated by Jane Horrocks; The Fox and the Cr...

Unabridged CD
Published: Jun 2012

Mexican Ghost Tales of the Southwest:...

Alfred Avila

SPECTERS that haunt the rivers and woods, hidden treasure, headless goblins, a wild phantasmagoria of gore and grizzle...all here for the first time in English to delight audiences of all ages, but particularly young adult readers. Al...

Paperback
Published: Sep 1994

Cinderella: Faerie Tale Collection

Jenni James

A girl with a secret and a prince on a mission.... When Prince Anthony spies Eleanoria Woodston outside her family home dressed as a servant, he knows something is amiss. Pretending to be John, his cousin's outrider, he decides to tak...

Paperback
Published: Jul 2013

Myths of the Ancient Greeks

Richard P. Martin

Presented in simple, yet flowing prose, Richard P. Martin delivers an accessible interpretation of the Greek myths for today's readers. Relive the triumphs and tragedies of Herakles, Perseus, Prometheus, Hermes, Zeus, and many more mo...

Paperback
Published: Apr 2003

Kissing the Witch: Old Tales in New S...

Emma Donoghue

A collection of 13 interconnected stories that are modern-day versions of such familiar fairy tales as "Beauty and the Beast', 'The Goose Girl', and 'Snow White'. For example, in this retelling of 'Cinderella' Cinderella leaves ...

Paperback
Published: Apr 1999

The Girl Who Married a Lion and Other...

Alexander McCall Smith

From the author of 'The No. 1 Ladies Detective Agency,' this completely charming collection of 40 tales from the Ndebele people of Zimbabwe and the Setswana people of Botswana demonstrates the wealth and variety of traditional African...

Unabridged CD
Published: Dec 2004
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